Cairns
Location
Foaming Fury
Tour Operator
Rafting & Water Sports
Activity
1/2 Day
Duration

The Family Rafting Half Day Tour is a fantastic introduction to White Water Rafting. This fun and exciting tour is designed for children aged 6 – 11 years and operates on the lower section of the Barron River rapids and Lake Placid, in the Barron Gorge National Park.

The Half Day Family Rafting Tours in the Barron River is the perfect introduction to children’s rafting. 8 person rafts & 2 person sports rafts are used to experience both styles of rafting during your trip. Sports Rafts are two per raft with an adult and child in each raft. Children 10 years old and above can be in a raft without an adult. A high guide to passenger ratio ensures safety is first class with an emphasis on having a fun day.

he whole family will experience the thrills of paddling in rapids graded 1 – 2, under the watchful eye and tuition of fully trained and certified River Guides. The backdrop is pristine rainforest, providing outstanding scenery and photo opportunities. Please note that this tour does include a brief walk over rocks, to access the rapid section.

Let our guides entertain you and your family on this spectacular river, offering guaranteed water levels year round!

To book, select “All Day – Available” on the booking form.

  TOUR OPERATOR Cairns Adventure Group
DEPARTURE/ RETURN LOCATION Cairns
DURATION 14:00 – 17:30
INCLUDED Return transfers
2 Hours White Water Rafting (up to grade 3 rapids)
All Tuition (and safety equipment)
River Guides (professional and certified)
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • Minimum age to participate is 6 years
  • All participants required to sign a liability form
  • Those who are pregnant cannot participate
  • $30 levy is not included and must be paid on site
WHAT TO BRING
  • Tour Voucher & Levy
  • Swimwear (please wear in advance)
  • Dry clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Money for souvenirs and snacks
  • Leave all jewellery and valuables at your accommodation
  • Bring water resistant sunscreen
  • $5 for shoe hire OR bring Secure Footwear – lace up shoes or reef sandals that will get wet.
SPECIAL NOTE Cancellation 72 hours prior to departure is subject to 100% cancellation fees.

1

14:00: Pick up from accommodation

Pick up time may vary depending on the accommodation.
2

14:30 : Arrive at Barron River

Equipment preparations, group formation and safety briefing/practise time.
3

15:00 : Commence rafting

4

17:00 : Group photos and changing time

5

17:30 : Transfer back to accommodation

6

18:00 : Arrive at accommodation

*Schedule is subject to change depending on the circumstances.

Barron River

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